Aker Solutions wins drilling riser contract

Aker Solutions, a provider of engineering and construction services, has won a $40m (£25m) contract to provide a complete 8,000ft drilling riser system to Norwegian floating offshore installation operator Sevan Marine’s deepwater drilling rig, Sevan Brasil. 

The delivery includes more than 100 riser joints, which will be produced at Aker Solutions’ manufacturing facility in Rio das Ostras, Brazil.

The contract is signed and booked as order intake for the third quarter of 2010.